Christmassy Planetary Mnemonic

XKCD has kindly provided a new mnemonic device for remembering the names and order of the eight planets in our solar system, and it has a Christmas theme to it. Click through to read several other mnemonic aids in the same cartoon.

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Biblical Geocentrism
Creative Titles Related to the Bible and Science Fiction
  • Gary

    Didn’t see the one I learned as a kid. Mother very thoughtfully (terra) made a (asteroids) jelly sandwich under no protest. Yeah – in those days pluto was a planet. Progress sucks some times. And a frisbee is NOT a frisbee!….it is a pluto plater. From someone who was a kid in the 50′s.


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